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Spirit House Dunedin

8 Esplanade | St Clair, Dunedin 9012, New Zealand
+64 3-455 9500
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“green curry” (7 reviews)
“lemon chicken” (6 reviews)
“pad thai” (12 reviews)
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CUISINES
Asian, Thai, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
8 Esplanade | St Clair, Dunedin 9012, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The spirit house is a lovely venue with a wonderful sea view. We arrived around 6pm on a Saturday evening. The restaurant was reasonably busy and the waiter was very attentive. We ordered the mixed platter entree which unfortunately was very lacklustre . Apart from...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Janeen W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not wanting to be stuck at the airport for a couple hours waiting for a plane, I decided to race dow; to St Clair through the pouring rain & from Balclutha.... Knowing I had about 45 minutes to dine, I ordered a red chicken curry...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank JimK975
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very smart restaurant on the sea front!, good selection of mainly Thai and Vietnamese food. Service was pretty good and the prices were very reasonable with the food having good clear flavours

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank manofekent
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I come here often but every time i am served by Daniel I have the most amazing time. He is so welcoming and friendly. He is sexy. This is why I come back every time.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank OnAir50338064129
Reviewed 5 November 2018

Always love eating here the food is top notch. Well worth a visit, comes highly recommended and will be dining there soon again.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Voyager726849
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

This is a marvellous value restaurant where the quantity matches the quality. For hungry teenagers it is perfect at a price that won’t break the bank.

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank OtagoKen
Reviewed 7 August 2018

On Sunday 5 August I rung up to book a table for 14 people. We arrived on Monday 6 August and I spoke to the lady working and advised her that we had 13 people now attending. I was told this was fine and she...More

Date of visit: August 2018
5  Thank GeorgiaL958
Reviewed 6 August 2018

The food was great with a huge range of vegan options. Unfortunately the waiter spilled a full glass of beer over 2 of us. There was no offer of free drinks to compensate and I had to drop off my daughters kilt to be dry...More

Date of visit: August 2018
3  Thank Helen C
Reviewed 5 August 2018

Six of us thoroughly enjoyed our dinner at Spirit House. The meals are consistently good and reasonably priced. The combination starter is a good option for a group.

Date of visit: August 2018
2  Thank Jeanette C
Reviewed 2 August 2018

The meals and the service were equally just as good, the staff were friendly and gave us plenty of time to decide what to eat from a very expansive menu. This restaurant offers amazing gluten free options if you're a celiac from the appetisers to...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank ElizabethH4044
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Questions & Answers
DebnGrant
19 June 2016|
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Response from Scott M | Reviewed this property |
yes, there is a BYO option
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memmi
11 March 2016|
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Response from Waitress04 |
On the spirit House website, there is a PDF of the menu ☺️
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, View, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Monday
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Friday
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Esplanade | St Clair, Dunedin 9012, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Dunedin
  • Phone Number: +64 3-455 9500
  • E-mail
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